ATP Rankings: Rafael Nadal still leads Roger Federer by 1,960 points

(EFE) – Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the ATP world singles rankings released on Monday. He maintained the top spot although he lost the Shanghai Rolex Masters final on Sunday against Roger Federer, who came in second.

Rafa still leads Federer by 1,960 points in the rankings with 3,000 points available for both men at Basel, Paris and ATP Finals.

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Andy Murray occupied the third position, while Marin Cilic jumped to the fourth. Alexander Zverev dropped to fifth. Dominic Thiem went up one position to replace Novak Djokovic, who held the seventh spot. Grigor Dimitrov jumped to the eighth spot, while Stan Wawrinka dropped to the ninth.

The current ATP rankings and point scores are as follows:

1. Rafael Nadal – 10,465 points

2. Roger Federer – 8,505

3. Andy Murray – 5,290

4. Marin Cilic – 4,505

5. Alexander Zverev – 4,400

6. Dominic Thiem – 3,935

7. Novak Djokovic – 3,765

8. Grigor Dimitrov – 3,590

9. Stan Wawrinka – 3,450

10. David Goffin – 2,885

Source: EFE

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ATP Rankings: Rafa has 2,370 points more than Roger and 3,585 more than Andy

In the latest ATP Ranking List as of Monday, October 9, Rafael Nadal has increased his lead over his rivals. He is at no.1 with 9,875 points, 410 more than last week as a result of claiming the China Open title for the second time in his career on Sunday.

Roger Federer came in second, ahead of Andy Murray and Alexander Zverev, respectively. Stan Wawrinka jumped to the eighth spot, while Grigor Dimitrov dropped to the ninth. David Goffin went up one position to complete the Top 10 list after he claimed the Japan Open title, while Pablo Carreño Busta left the list.

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The current ATP rankings and point scores are as follows:

1. Rafael Nadal – 9,875 points

2. Roger Federer – 7,505

3. Andy Murray – 6,290

4. Alexander Zverev – 4,400

5. Marin Cilic – 4,155

6. Novak Djokovic – 4,125

7. Dominic Thiem – 3,925

8. Stan Wawrinka – 3,540

9. Grigor Dimitrov – 3,455

10. David Goffin – 3,055

With Beijing title, Rafa tightened his grip on the top spot in the ATP Race To London. Now up to 2,360 points over Roger Federer, he has put himself in prime position to cap his 2017 campaign in No. 1 fashion.

Sources: ATP World Tour, EFE

Rafael Nadal untouchable in ATP rankings

Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday.

He led the standings ahead of Switzerland’s Roger Federer, while Britain’s Andy Murray came in third, reports Efe news agency.

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There were no changes in this week’s rankings, as German Alexander Zverev held the fourth position, followed by Croatian Marin Cilic and Serbian Novak Djokovic, respectively.

The current ATP rankings and point scores are as follows:

1. Rafael Nadal 9,465 points

2. Roger Federer  7,505

3. Andy Murray 6,790

4. Alexander Zverev 4,310

5. Marin Cilic 4,155

6. Novak Djokovic 4,125

7. Dominic Thiem 3,925

8. Grigor Dimitrov 3,575

9. Stan Wawrinka 3,540

10. Pablo Carreño Busta 2,855

Rafael Nadal increased his lead over Roger Federer at top of ATP rankings

Rafael Nadal remained in the number one spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals world singles rankings released on Monday.

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Switzerland’s Roger Federer moved to the second position, while Britain’s Andy Murray, who is out of action due to a hip injury, came third.

German Alexander Zverev jumped to the fourth position, ahead of Marin Cilic.

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic moved down to the sixth place, while Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka dropped four positions to occupy the eighth.

Spain’s Pablo Carreño Busta jumped nine positions to join the top 10 list.

The current ATP rankings and point scores are as follows:

# Name Nationality Points Tournaments
1. Nadal Rafael Spain 9465 16
2. Federer Roger Switzerland 7505 16
3. Murray Andy United Kingdom 6790 18
4. Zverev Alexander Germany 4470 24
5. Cilic Marin Croatia 4155 22
6. Djokovic Novak Serbia 4125 17
7. Thiem Dominic Austria 4030 28
8. Wawrinka Stan Switzerland 3690 18
9. Dimitrov Grigor Bulgaria 3575 24
10. Carreno-Busta Pablo Spain 2855 25

Our champ is defending just 100 ranking points in the upcoming months; Roger Federer has nothing to defend.

Sources: ATP, EFE

Welcome back to No. 1, Rafa!

The post Cincinnati rankings are up. Rafael Nadal has officially returned to the World No. 1 ranking for the first time since 2014.

Today is Rafa’s first week at No. 1 in 2017, but overall, our champ is celebrating his 142nd week and 995th day at the top spot. As far as hours, Rafa has enjoyed more than 23,860 hours at No. 1, ATP World Tour reports.

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Rafa’s ascension to the top spot ends Andy Murray’s 37-week stay at No. 1, with Andy now trailing our champ by 495 points.

ATP rankings as of August 21, 2017:

# Name Nationality Points Tournaments
1. Nadal Rafael Spain 7645 16
2. Murray Andy United Kingdom 7150 18
3. Federer Roger Switzerland 7145 16
4. Wawrinka Stan Switzerland 5690 18
5. Djokovic Novak Serbia 5325 17
6. Zverev Alexander Germany 4470 24
7. Cilic Marin Croatia 4155 22
8. Thiem Dominic Austria 4030 28
9. Dimitrov Grigor Bulgaria 3710 24
10. Nishikori Kei Japan 3195 21

Rafa will keep the place until at least September 11, with the US Open starting next week.

First time: Rafa’s debut at World No. 1 was 18 August 2008 and his stay there lasted almost a year, until 5 July 2009.

Second time: He reclaimed the throne on 7 June 2010, the day his longest streak started.

Third time around: In October 2013, Rafa again climbed to the top Emirates ATP Ranking a long injury layoff. It was a remarkable comeback during a year to remember.

Source: ATP World Tour

New ATP Rankings: How can Rafael Nadal become world number one in Cincinnati?

Rafael Nadal, Cincinnati August 2011 for Nike.

This week’s rankings are out and, as expected, the point difference between Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer has gotten smaller. Dominic Thiem and Alexander Zverev switched places and now young German has risen to a career-high No. 7 after capturing his second ATP Masters 1000 title in Montreal.

Either Rafa or Roger will replace Andy Murray at the top of the standings on 21 August.

UPDATED: Rafa will replace Andy as the new world No. 1 next Monday as Roger pulled out of the Cincinnati Masters.

# Name Nationality Points Tournaments
1. Murray Andy United Kingdom 7750 19
2. Nadal Rafael Spain 7555 16
3. Federer Roger Switzerland 7145 15
4. Wawrinka Stan Switzerland 5780 19
5. Djokovic Novak Serbia 5325 16
6. Cilic Marin Croatia 5155 22
7. Zverev Alexander Germany 4470 24
8. Thiem Dominic Austria 4030 28
9. Nishikori Kei Japan 3285 21
10. Raonic Milos Canada 3230 22

The ATP site has an article up about how the rankings could look by the end of Cincinnati Masters.

Rafa and Roger’s potential points in Cincinnati:

Cincinnati DNP 2R 3R QF SF Final Title
Nadal 7,465 7,475 7,555 7,645 7,825 8,065 8,465
Federer 7,145 7,155 7,235 7,325 7,505 7,745 8,145

Rafa has spent 141 weeks at No. 1 (seventh most weeks all-time). He has three times finished year-end No. 1, most recently in 2013. He would already be No. 1 had he advanced to the semi-finals at either Wimbledon or Montreal.

GOOD LUCK & VAMOS RAFA!

ATP Rankings: Rafa, Roger Battle for No. 1

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The post Wimbledon rankings are up.

Andy Murray remains top of the rankings but is now just 308 points ahead of Rafael Nadal. Roger Federer’s eighth Wimbledon title pushed him back up to No. 3.

# Name Nationality Points Tournaments
1. Murray Andy United Kingdom 7750 18
2. Nadal Rafael Spain 7465 15
3. Federer Roger Switzerland 6545 14
4. Djokovic Novak Serbia 6325 17
5. Wawrinka Stan Switzerland 6140 20
6. Cilic Marin Croatia 5075 23
7. Thiem Dominic Austria 4030 28
8. Nishikori Kei Japan 3740 20
9. Raonic Milos Canada 3310 21
10. Dimitrov Grigor Bulgaria 3160 24

According to ATP, Federer has no points to defend for the remainder of the season, while Rafa has 370 points and Murray has a whopping 5,460 points to defend following his incredible run at the end of the 2016 season.

Rafa  is scheduled to play eight tournaments through the remainder of 2017. If our champ stays healthy and keeps playing good, he should comfortably take the top spot from Murray. Federer will have to do better than Rafa at pretty much every tournament that they contest to become world No.1 again.

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